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The Beretta 92 handles well on a combat course. Recoil is modest even with +P loads. The tapered, double-column magazine is an aid in rapidly replenishing the ammunition supply. As a tactical pistol, the Beretta has much to recommend. As for absolute accuracy, the Beretta takes a back seat to few pistols.
In putting together the top combat sidearms, a number of factors influenced the decisions including design, battle performance, cartridge, performance, comparable technology of the day and reliability versus practicality, but can a Glock be considered a “Combat Handgun?” Read on to see if the author agrees.
When the United States Army adopted the Beretta M9, it was quite a surprise to many of us. The apple cart wasn’t upset; it was wrecked. The Beretta replaced the long-serving 1911A1 .45-caliber pistol. While there are many fans of the 1911, there are also many detractors and some who felt the pistol was long overdue for replacement.
Increasingly, there is a chance that all of us may confront heavily armed adversaries and felons behind vehicle cover. The battle will be finished within a few seconds. Your practice must have no limits—will your handgun be up to the task?
Numerous firearms used by the U.S. government and adopted more than 30 years ago still meet and exceed mission requirements because of upgrades. Why should the M9 pistol be treated differently?
Few firearms can be justifiably described as iconic, prolific, classic, and timeless. The Beretta 92 is all of these. This top six list features the best of the best stories on the Beretta 92/M9 9mm handgun.
The author has quite a wish list of items that he would like to get for Christmas: threaded 45 ACP barrel, suppressor piston, rimfire pistol and suppressor, compact Beretta 9mm, and a green laser. What’s on your wish list? Are some of yours the same as the ones in this article?